Steven Klein practices in commercial and corporate law, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, including the sale and purchase of businesses and companies and public and private capital raisings. His major clients include both listed public companies and private entrepreneurs.
Steven joined SBA Law in August 2011, after having been a Partner at Arnold Bloch Leibler since 1996. He joined Arnold Bloch Liebler as an articled clerk in 1988, after graduating in law and commerce from the University of Melbourne.
Steven has acted for a range of clients in complex commercial matters, including:
- Breville Group Limited: in its ASX listing in 1999 and in all major transactions since its listing;
- Aquila Shoes: in the sale of a 70% interest to Blue Sky Private Equity;
- Catch Group: in the sale of an initial 40% interest to a consortium of investors and then in the purchase back of that interest by the Founders; and
- on behalf of a number of high net worth family groups in connection with their interests in both public and private companies, their financing arrangements and their other investments.
Steven has been a Director of Breville Group Limited since September 2003. He was also a member of the Board and Finance Committees of Mount Scopus Memorial College for over 10 years and was the College’s Vice President for 3 years.